## Student resources

Below are resources that will review and enhance the learning of students. There are games, questions, and reference material. Students will be able to quickly refer to explanations of irrational and rational numbers, as well as practice their recognition and increase their understanding.

**Number System Muncher**

http://staff.argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math9/strand1/munchers.htm

This website is a game that not only includes irrational and rational numbers, but also previous number groups, such as whole numbers and integers. Students will be able to review number groups and recognize any overlap. This is a beneficial activity for students to review and connect information. Students will enjoy playing a game rather than completing a worksheet that covers the same material.

**Fact Monster: Math**

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0876704.html

Fact Monster is a colorful website that gives an understandable definition of both irrational and rational numbers with multiple examples of each. This website would be beneficial as a reference for students. It may also be helpful to students who need another explanation of the topic.

**MATH is FUN .com**

http://www.mathsisfun.com/irrational-numbers.html

This website is a great website with a lot of great features. The definition is given of both irrational and rational numbers, as well as examples and history facts about popular irrational numbers. Multiple choice questions are available to review and reflect understanding.

**WolframAlpha**

http://www.wolframalpha.com/

WolframAlpha is a math website that anything related to math can be searched and a variety of information is provided. For example, the word pi is typed into the search bar and the number is shown, location of the number on the number line is shown, alternative representations are shown, etc. Students can find not only the explanation of a concept, but the mathematical values as well.

**Math-Play.com**

http://www.math-play.com/rational-and-irrational-numbers-game/rational-and-irrational-numbers-game.html

A fast pace game that has irrational and rational numbers going across the screen that need to be placed in the appropriate bin to receive points. Numbers are in the form of fractions, decimals, and radicals. This will challenge students to recognize irrational and rational numbers, remembering that if their decimal does not end or repeat, it is irrational.